The destruction of Gaza in before and after satellite images

These before and after satellite images show a small sample of the destruction of several areas in Gaza. The United Nations Operational Satellite Applications Program has also published damage assessment documents with a detailed count of destructed and damaged structures. » 8/05/14 2:35pm 8/05/14 2:35pm

Vets miraculously save life of lioness who got mauled by buffalo

Siena is a lioness who recently got severely mauled by a buffalo. It's so bad that looking at her standing up with her leg almost ripped off her body looks like a surreal scene from a zombie movie. Happily, the vets rushed to save her life so she could take care of her cubs. WARNING: VERY STRONG IMAGES. » 4/16/14 12:45am 4/16/14 12:45am

Is this week the worst week in American history?

History buffs might not know this already but it seems as if this week—April 14th to April 20th—might be the worst week in American history. Things like President Lincoln being assassinated, the Bay of Pigs invasion, the Columbine shooting, the Virginia Tech school shooting, the Oklahoma City bombing, the Boston… » 4/16/14 12:01am 4/16/14 12:01am

Why our planet is fucked up in one single picture

National Geographic's Your Shot member John Goodman took this beautiful—and terrible—image north of Manhattan Beach in Los Angeles, California: "A lone surfer returns from the sea, bathed in the sodium light of an onshore industrial site." Two ways to understand Earth clashing in one perfect image. » 3/13/14 12:49am 3/13/14 12:49am

NASA finds the coldest place on Earth

You're looking at Valkyrie Dome aka Dome Fuji, on the East Antarctic Plateau. Near these dark structures there is a ridge with hollows that can get down to minus 133.6 degrees Fahrenheit—minus 92 degrees Celsius. A team of NASA and US Geological Survey scientists have now officially declared this ridge The Coldest… » 12/09/13 6:28pm 12/09/13 6:28pm